A Cased Colt 1849 Model Pocket Percussion Revolver
Lot 247
A Cased Colt 1849 Model Pocket Percussion Revolver
Sold for £625 (US$ 976) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Cased Colt 1849 Model Pocket Percussion Revolver
No. 141783 For 1858
With octagonal sighted barrel with New York city address, cylinder with roll engraved stagecoach hold-up scene, frame stamped 'Colt's Patent' on the left side, rammer, resilvered trigger-guard and back-strap (some patination), figured rounded grips, one now inset with a Masonic symbol, and matching numbers (iron parts recoloured): in later lined and fitted wooden case with brass-mounted powder-flask; together with a powder-flask for longarms, mid-19th century, with bag-shaped copper body (dented), and brass top stamped 'Sykes Patent' (cut-off spring replaced); and a pair of engraved back-action locks from a late 19th century hammer gun, each engraved with foliage and signed 'Richards' (4)
The first 10.2 cm. barrel
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